“The last three months have been a great experience. I have learned a lot about engineering, problem solving, and teamwork. I’m glad we were able to be part of the competition.” – Zander Newville
A total of $7,134.31 was awarded in 2018 for nine education grants based on applications submitted by Waupaca school district teachers. The approved projects included three at the Waupaca High School, Two at the Middle School, one at the Waupaca Learning Center, one at the Chain Exploration Center, one project for Special Education, and one project at the Iola Schools. The high school projects included nanotechnology STEM kits and the creation of a saw mill plus finding for the Student At-Risk program. The two middle School projects were for materials to upgrade a science lab and a project to build a Mars Rover robot. The Waupaca Learning Center received funding for 4k kindergarten supplies and the Chain Exploration Center received funding for kayaks to be used to study Silver Lake's health and ecosystem. The special education teachers were awarded funds for sensor items to help meet student needs. The Iola-Scandinavia School District was approved funding for a music education program.
In the past 9 years, 90 Education Grants have been awarded totaling $82,608.
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